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Address: Old Bluewater Rd, Bluewater, NM
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Beautiful park; some loud music

Here is what I do not like about this park: 1. At least three campsites were playing music. I don't go camping to listen to other people's music. Otherwise beautiful... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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Gallup, New Mexico
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Gallup, New Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Here is what I do not like about this park: 1. At least three campsites were playing music. I don't go camping to listen to other people's music. Otherwise beautiful park. If, like me, you can't stand to listen to loud music, I suggest staying at the canyonside campground away from the lake. This will lessen the chances of hearing... More 

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Amarillo, TX
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We loved this place! We travel from Amarillo, TX to Central California fairly often, and we were delighted to find a campspot in this vacinity along our route! We arrived around 5 PM and had a pick of the sites in the canyon loop. Nobody else in a tent there. There was a pit toilet at the tip of the... More 

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Deming, New Mexico
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Stayed here some 30 years ago and was very impressed by the quiet natural beauty of the lake and surrounding hills. Finally managed to travel there again this year and wish I had not.. As others mentioned, the lakeshore and launch area was a drunken tailgate party on a big scale. No ranger supervision in that area. Kids swimming in... More 

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Franklin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

I didn't see much of this property as our group of 20 Boy Scouts and parents arrived just before 9:00pm. Three of us left to run to Walmart while the other two vans went to our camp site. The gates lock at 9:00 so one of our group had to meet us at the gate to transfer our purchases to... More 

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Farmington, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I just returned from a three day weekend at Bluewater State Park. I was a Park Ranger in Texas and my comments are based on those years of experience. I would like to commend the Maintenance personnel for their efforts in keeping the park picturesque. I’d also like to commend the Park Staff that we encountered for the very pleasant... More 

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

No water at campsites; bath houses locked from 9:pm - 7 am; cows roaming freely through the campground leaving droppings everywhere; wild predators rampant. If you have pets keep them inside at night - we lost one of ours and found his remains near the dump station.

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Albuquerque, NM USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful campsites. We stayed in Upper Electric Loop where we had electrical connection but no water. The logistical problem was that the bathrooms close between 9pm and 7am. This is a major problem for me and one I have never come across before in decades of camping. The lake was beautiful even with the dry season we have had. We... More 

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Langley, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013 via mobile

Tent camped just one night but wished we could have stayed longer. Saw great blue herons, river otter, hundreds of bluejays nesting in cliffs. All this plus free showers! We stayed in canyon side loop (?) which was very private yet close to "facilities."

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

Due to fire restrictions we were unable to campfire, which really dampered our weekend. Other than that, It was a bit windy but very fun regardless. Park Rangers were polite and let us alone.

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Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I just "tripped" over this State Park while camping in New Mexico and am I glad I did. I saw it on the map and just dropped in. It was the offseason and the place was almost deserted. I camped on the edge of the lake in total seclusion. My only company was a band of wild horses that stopped... More 

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Address: Old Bluewater Rd, Bluewater, NM
Location: United States  >  New Mexico (NM)  >  Bluewater

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